“Water should never be taken without brandy” Captain Becher remarked after getting dunked into the brook that would thereafter forever bear his name!
We look into the history of the world’s biggest jumps race, as well as keeping you up to date with news concerning the famous spectacle. You will also benefit from exclusive Grand National betting bonuses and our indispensible tips guide!
In 1839, the year the Grand Liverpool Chase had its first official running, the winner: Lottery. We will give you a historical overview of every one of the 173 races that has gone since!
We have provided you a comprehensive timeline of Grand National events. What happened at the 23rd fence in 1967? Find out here! Red Rum took the race three times, but hundreds of other great (and sometimes lucky) horses have taken the prize, you can find them all in our winners section.
No-one ever wishes they had bet less on a winning horse! Grand National history is well and good, but in our betting guide we will also show you how to pick the winner of the Grand National!